Our Lady of Fatima Church, Mamoudzou

The Our Lady of Fatima Church[1] (French: Église de Notre Dame de Fatima)[2] is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church and is located in the town of Mamoudzou,[3] the capital of the French overseas department of Mayotte[4] in the Indian Ocean and its most populous commune.

Our Lady of Fatima Church
Église de Notre Dame de Fatima
Our Lady of Fatima Church is located in Mayotte
Our Lady of Fatima Church
Our Lady of Fatima Church
Location in Mayotte
12°46′48″S 45°13′51″E / 12.7799°S 45.2309°E / -12.7799; 45.2309
LocationMamoudzou, Mayotte
DenominationRoman Catholic Church
DedicationOur Lady of Fatima
DioceseApostolic Vicariate of the Comoros Archipelago

The cathedral, dating from 1957, follows the Roman or Latin rite and is within the Apostolic Vicariate of the Comoros Archipelago (Apostolicus Vicariatus Insularum Comorensium or Vicariat apostolique de l'archipel des Comores) which was raised to its current status in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI through the bull "Divini Salvatoris".

As its name indicates, the cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin Mary in her title of Our Lady of Fatima.

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  1. ^ Church of Our Lady of Fatima in Mamudzu
  2. ^ Auzias, Dominique; Labourdette, Jean-Paul (2013-02-22). Mayotte 2013-2014 Petit Futé (avec cartes, photos + avis des lecteurs) (in French). Petit Futé. ISBN 2746964902.
  3. ^ Nourault, Gilles; Perrin, François (2003-01-01). Mayotte: guide touristique et culturel (in French). Orphie.
  4. ^ Jana na léo (in French). Kashi-kasi S.a.r.l. 1995-01-01.